Climate Change

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Job Posting: CEO at David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki Foundation is hiring for a Chief Executive Officer. Are you a collaborative leader and outstanding relationship-builder, highly motivated to drive positive environmental change and policy in Canada? If so – we are delighted to share with you a unique and important opportunity. Head-quartered in Vancouver, BC, and founded in 1990, the David […]

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Call for Nominations: SFU President's Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

Call for Nominations: SFU President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

The SFU Sustainability Office is accepting nominations for the Annual President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability (2017).   The President’s Awards for Leadership in Sustainability recognize members from Simon Fraser University’s faculty, staff and student community who demonstrate outstanding leadership in advancing the cause of sustainability within and/or beyond the University.  Award recipients share SFU’s commitment to engage leadership […]

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Carbon Talk: Is the Paris Agreement on Track?

Join in on the next Carbon Talks public dialogue at SFU: At COP21 last December, the Paris Agreement was unanimously adopted and charted a new course in the global response to climate change. In Marrakech this November, world governments came together for the first time since Paris for COP22 to discuss the implementation of the […]

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Workshops on Canada’s Environmental Assessment Review

Canada’s environmental assessment processes are broken. Be part of building a visionary new environmental assessment law that works for the environment and communities. An Expert Panel appointed by the federal government is coming to British Columbia this December to hear your views on how to reform Canada’s environmental assessment processes. West Coast Environmental Lew is […]

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Funding Opportunity: EcoAction Community Funding Program

Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) EcoAction Community Funding Program is now accepting applications for funding for new projects until December 12, 2016. Funding is available for 2017-18 projects that address the program areas of Climate Change, Clean Air, Clean Water and Nature. This year preference will be given to projects that support ECCC’s climate change […]

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Event: Dispersed Adaptation to Climate Change

Check out this upcoming event in Victoria, and live webcast for those in other locations: ‘Dispersed Adaptation’ to Climate Change: The Heritage Potato Crop-Climate Project Wednesday, November 30th 3:30 pm Room 002, University House 1, University of Victoria, 2489 Sinclair Rd Climate change threatens Canadian and global food security. Heritage varieties are disappearing at an […]

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Review of our Columbia River Treaty Book

Review of our Columbia River Treaty Book

BC Studies has released a review of our book, “The Columbia River Treaty: A Primer”, as well as Eileen Delehanty Pearkes’ book which is also about the Columbia River Treaty. ACT senior advisers Bob Sandford and Jon O’Riordan co-authored this book along with ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford. Our primer explores the initial intent of […]

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Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Event: Comparing Household GHG Emissions Across Canadian Cities

Thursday November 23rd 12:00 – 1:00 pm BC Hydro Theatre, CIRS Building, 2260 West Mall, UBC How does the City of Vancouver’s household greenhouse gas emissions compare to those in other cities across Canada? Does our greenest city out-perform other metropolitan areas, or not? What accounts for differences amongst cities’ household emission? Which cities perform […]

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